This edition profiles current health issues in a collection of feature articles and statistical snapshots that cover a range of areas, including: The health status of Australians; Health expenditure; The major causes of ill health; Determinants of health; Health through the life course; Health of Indigenous Australians; Preventing and treating ill health; Health system performance.
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Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology by Donald C. RizzoPacked with vivid illustrations and a wealth of hands-on applications, best-selling FUNDAMENTALS OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY, 4E is written specifically for learners in a one-semester introductory A&P course in the allied health field who have little or no previous knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
Call Number: 612 RIZ:1
Publication Date: 2015
Herlihy's the Human Body in Health and Illness, 1st ANZ edition by Ellie KirovAdapted by experienced anatomy and physiology educator Dr Ellie Kirov for students in Australia and New Zealand, it provides essential information all in one place about the body and its systems. It will help you to understand structures first, then functions, how these integrate within a given system, and how various systems function together within an organism.
Call Number: 612 HER:5
Publication Date: 2021
The Human Body in Health and Disease - Softcover by Kevin T. Patton; Gary A. ThibodeauNo one explains A&P more clearly! The Human Body in Health & Disease, 7th Edition makes it easier to understand how the body works, both in normal conditions and when things go wrong. Its easy-to-read writing style, more than 500 full-color illustrations, and unique Clear View of the Human Body transparencies keep you focused on the principles of anatomy, physiology, and pathology. New to this edition are Connect It! features with bonus online content and concept maps with flow charts to simplify complex topics.
Call Number: 612 PAT:2
Publication Date: 2017-01-30
The Human Body in Health and Illness, 7th edition by Barbara HerlihyThe Human Body in Health and Illness, 7th Edition introduces you to the anatomy and physiology concepts you'll really use in healthcare practice. Organized by body systems, this text simplifies the often-intimidating subject of A&P with clear, step-by-step explanations, hundreds of full-color drawings, fascinating anecdotes, relevant clinical examples, and vivid online animations.
Call Number: 612 HER
Publication Date: 2021-07-13
Integrating Systems by Zerina TomkinsCase study Subject Integration (body systems)Case study 1 The case of a hiker on a hot day Musculoskeletal, Cardiovascular, renal, respiratory, neuronal, integumentCase Study 2 The case of an insect
Clinical Examination by Nicholas J. Talley; Simon O'ConnorTalley and O'Connor's Clinical Examination, 8th edition helps students to navigate from first impressions through to the end of consultation. The text provides a patient-centred, evidence-based approach, making it the definitive resource for anyone embarking upon a medical career. Volume 1: A systematic guide to physical diagnosis breaks down each body system into a logical framework focusing on the history, clinical examination and correlation between physical signs and disease for each system.
Health assessment in Nursing by Peter Lewis, David FoleyThis practice-oriented, person-centred learning tool will help you acquire the knowledge, skills and
competencies you need to perform accurate health assessments in an ever-changing health care environment.
The text helps you learn how to think like a health care professional by developing your clinical reasoning skills.
It guides you through collecting assessment data before moving on to discussing the health assessment of
each patient, explaining the decision-making process used to identify patient problems.
Call Number: 616.075 LEW
Publication Date: 2020
Jarvis's Physical Examination & Health Assessment by Carolyn Jarvis, Helen Forbes & Elizabeth WattThe second edition of the leading Australian text JarvisÂ¿s Physical Examination and Health Assessment has been carefully revised and updated to reflect current skills critical to the practice of registered nurses in an Australian and New Zealand context. JarvisÂ¿s Physical Examination and Health Assessment incorporates the most up-to-date research data, clinical practice, policies and procedures.
Call Number: 616.075 JAR
Publication Date: 2016
Mechanisms of Clinical Signs by Mark Dennis; William Talbot Bowen; Lucy ChoPathophysiology - what is the cause? Clinical significance - what does it mean? Diagnosis and treatment - what is the predictive value? These are questions that all clinicians should continue to ask themselves from the very beginning of medical training and throughout a lifetime of practice. Organised by body system, Mechanisms of Clinical Signs 3e describes the underlying pathway, differential diagnoses and value of the clinical signs seen during physical examination.
Call Number: 616.075 DEN
Publication Date: 2020
The Medical Checkup Book by DK PublishingWritten by experts and packed with user-friendly information and practical lifestyle advice, this is the ultimate guide for anyone interested in their health. Knowing which health checks and tests to get when can prevent illness and problems, and even save your life. This easy-to-use guide explains all the common health tests so that you can understand and manage your well-being.
Sparks & Taylor's Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual by Linda PhelpsThoroughly updated with the latest evidence-based information for nursing diagnoses, Sparks and Taylor's Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual, 11th Edition, provides fast, efficient access to clearly written, comprehensive information about the NANDA-I Nursing Diagnoses to help nursing students and practicing nurses meet the healthcare needs of patients.
Call Number: 616.075 PHE
Publication Date: 2020-02-04
Top 60 Signs for Nurses by Mark Dennis; William Talbot Bowen; Lucy ChoPresented in a useful handbook style, Top 60 Signs for Nurses: Quick reference guide for best practice care outlines the evidence base and clinical value of each clinical sign to assist with interpretation. Each of the signs is related back to the mechanism of action along with clearly documented research to demonstrate the evidence base associated with this sign.
Call Number: 610.73 DEN
Publication Date: 2017-07-06
Clinical Reasoning by Tracy Levett-JonesAn Australian text designed to address the key area of clinical reasoning in nursing practice. Using a series of authentic scenarios, Clinical Reasoning guides students through the clinical reasoning process while challenging them to think critically about the nursing care they provide. With scenarios adapted from real clinical situations that occurred in healthcare and community settings, this edition continues to address the core principles for the provision of quality care and the prevention of adverse patient outcomes.
Building Professional Nursing Communication by Jill Lawrence; Cheryl Perrin; Eleanor KiernanEstablishing and building effective relationships are essential skills for safe nursing practice. Building Professional Nursing Communication guides students through the concepts integral to successful communication for nurses. Each chapter addresses communication theory and clearly demonstrates how it can be applied both to university studies and to professional nursing practice.
Call Number: 610.73
Publication Date: 2015-07-03
Communication by Gjyn O'TooleDivided into four sections, the title takes the reader on a journey of reflection upon personal communication styles and habits. Essential communication strategies and skills are reviewed to rebuild and enhance future practice.
Call Number: 610.73 OTO
Publication Date: 2016-06-16
Communication for Health Care Practice by Amanda HendersonIn health care, effective communication results in the achievement of outcomes mutually determined by the client, significant others and health care teams. Effective communication is fundamental to establishing core principles and values that underpin team-based health care.Communication for Health Care Practice provides nursing and health care students with advice to guide them through the varied health care environments they will encounter when working in clinical settings.
Call Number: 610.73 HEN
Publication Date: 2019
Communication in Nursing by Julia Balzer RileyImmerse yourself in the topic of communication in the workplace with an interesting conversation about the communication demands of today's nursing practice! Communication in Nursing, 8th Edition adopts a uniquely practical and personal approach, providing extensive examples, exercises, and techniques that help you understand important concepts and apply communication skills in a variety of clinical settings.
Call Number: 610.73 BAL
Publication Date: 2016
Communication in Nursing and Healthcare by Iris Gault; Jean Shapcott; Armin Luthi; Graeme ReidCommunication is an essential skill for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals when delivering care to patients and their families. With its unique and practical approach, this new textbook will support students throughout the three years of their degree programme and on into practice, focussing on how to develop person-centredness and compassionate and collaborative care.
Call Number: 610.73 GAU
Publication Date: 2017
Patient and Person by Jane Stein-ParburyPatient and Person: Interpersonal Skills in Nursing offers guidance on the skills needed to interact with patients as people – an essential component of building an effective therapeutic relationship and providing quality care.
Call Number: 610.73 STE
Publication Date: 2021-04-20
People Skills by Neil ThompsonThis popular textbook provides an up-to-date guide to the knowledge and skills required for working successfully with people.
Call Number: 302 THO
Publication Date: 2021
Understanding health by Edited by Helen Keleher & Colin MacDougallUnderstanding Health introduces foundational knowledge for a broad range of contemporary health subjects. It explains the various factors that influence health, and what we can do as a society to improve people’s health and wellbeing. This book encourages students to analyse the complex range of interactions that influence health at individual, community and global levels through a social justice and health equity lens.
Call Number: 613 UND
Publication Date: 2022
Community Health and Wellness by Jill Clendon; Ailsa MunnsThe sixth edition of Community Health and Wellness has been fully revised and streamlined to incorporate contemporary thinking and research in community health and wellness from Australia, New Zealand and the global community. Written by Jill Clendon and Ailsa Munns, the new edition provides an easy-to-use text with a strong focus on the foundational principles of primary health care that underpin community health and wellness.
Social Determinants of Health by Pranee LiamputtongUnderstand the forces and trends that combine to shape the health of individuals, communities and populations. Social Determinants of Health introduces a range of topics related to health and well-being in the context of a conceptual framework of determinants of health. It provides an introduction to some of the important ideas that underlie the field of public health, aiming to give students an understanding of the causes of health, rather than just the effects of health status in society.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' Health and Wellbeing by Biles Biles; Jessica BilesAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' Health prepares nursing and allied health students for health care practice among Indigenous Australian communities and encourages best clinical practice and skill development. With its focus on cultural competence, community and cultural safety,the text examines theoretical concepts and specific health domains, and provides valued insight into the skills required of health professionals.The text advances the strengths-based approach by highlighting the strengths in communities and health, rather than the deficiencies.
Call Number: 362.849915 BIL
Publication Date: 2019
Australia's Rural, Remote and Indigenous Health by Janie Dade SmithShortlist Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Student Resource from Educational Publishing Awards Australia 2016! Australia's Rural, Remote and Indigenous Health 3e is a practical guide to the delivery of health care in rural and remote Australia. Drawing on personal experiences of rural and remote practitioners, historical accounts, literature analysis and epidemiology, this frank and engaging text examines the economic, social and political forces that shape healthcare in rural and remote Australia.
Call Number: 362.849915 SMI
Publication Date: 2016-04-04
Binan Goonj : bridging cultures in Aboriginal health by Ann-Katrin Eckermann et al.It has been well documented that the health status of many Aboriginal people remains the poorest in Australia despite many years of research, policies and interventions. The third edition of Binan Goonj: Bridging Cultures in Aboriginal Health 3e explores the processes and practices which have created this situation and looks to provide practical strategies to work towards redressing it.
Call Number: 362.849915 BIN:1
Publication Date: 2010
Health Care and Indigenous Australians by Kerry Taylor; Pauline Thompson GuerinNow in its third edition, this core textbook offers a comprehensive framework for creating a culturally safe environment and enhancing health outcomes for Indigenous Australians. Through case studies, discussions, reflections and critiques of health issues in Australia today, Health Care and Indigenous Australians offers a starting point for learning about cultural safety in an Indigenous health context, and is essential for students, academics and practitioners alike.
Infection Control Manual for Healthcare Professionals by Liz Shipsey-EldridgeInfection Control Manual for Healthcare Professionals is essential for all students and trainees enrolled in HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures. It educates healthcare students practicing in a clinical setting by providing a comprehensive understanding of infection control.
Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses by Kim Atkins; Sheryl de Lacey; Bernhard Ripperger; Rebecca RippergerA sound understanding of moral and legal obligations is critical to developing responsible nursing practice and building the nurse-patient relationship. Ethics and Law for Australian Nurses provides a practical framework for understanding the ethical and legal dimensions of nursing practice. The fourth edition has been thoroughly revised to include updates to legislation, the NMBA professional standards and case examples. A new chapter on the legal system and a fully revised chapter on duty of care and negligence provide a thorough overview of the law as it applies to nursing practice.
Call Number: 610.7301 ATK
Publication Date: 2020-01-02
Ethics and Nursing Practice by Ruth Chadwick; Ann GallagherThis comprehensive and thought-provoking textbook offers both an essential introduction to key aspects of nursing ethics, including the role of professional codes of conduct and challenges to be encountered in the 21st century, and an in-depth exploration of ethical issues in relation to specific patient groups, such as the unborn, those with mental health difficulties, and the dying.
Call Number: 610.7301 ETH
Publication Date: 2016-06-24
Integrating Law, Ethics and Regulation by Catherine BerglundIntegrating Law, Regulation and Ethics introduces students to the responsibilities and standards in health care derived from legal, ethical and regulatory frameworks. The text approaches ethics and law for health care in an integrated and accessible way, covering governance, professionalidentity, and professional responsibility whereby accountability plays an important role.The text combines examples of legal and administrative decisions with the reasoning behind decisions, to introduce students to societal expectations of institutions and persons engaged in health care.
Call Number: 610.73026 BER
Publication Date: 2019-09-06
Law and Ethics for Health Practitioners by Sonia AllanLaw and Ethics for Health Practitioners will appeal to undergraduate nursing and allied health students seeking to understand and comply with the legal, ethical and regulatory requirements of their profession. The text addresses law and ethics across eight health science disciplines, presenting discipline-specific scenarios to support students in their clinical decision making. Introduces the fundamental concepts and frameworks of Australia's legal and health systems with clear examples Discusses essential healthcare issues , including advance care planning, child and elder abuse and professional registration
Call Number: 610.73026 ALL
Publication Date: 2019
Law for Nurses and Midwives by Patricia Staunton; Mary ChiarellaLaw for Nurses and Midwives continues to be the definitive health law text for nursing and midwifery students who are required to consider legal, professional and ethical considerations as part of their tertiary studies. The 9th edition includes the latest updates to case law and information on nursing and midwifery governance and professional practice standards, outlining a range of legal issues and responsibilities specific to both nursing and midwifery practice, including consent to treatment, confidentiality, professional negligence and professional ethics.
Medical-Surgical Nursing by Sharon L. Lewis et al.Medical-Surgical Nursing, 10th Edition offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as patient safety, NCLEX exam preparation, evidence-based practice, and teamwork.
Black's Medical Dictionary by Harvey MarcovitchBlack's Medical Dictionary has been the best-selling medical dictionary for over 100 years. It is invaluable as a home reference and for all who need clear explanation of medical terms- nurses, health care professionals and students, health service management, actuaries, lawyers and journalists.
This comprehensive resource provides a detailed overview of key information with person-centred care highlighted throughout to focus on the individualistic, interactive and holistic nature of nursing and midwifery practice. It uses accessible language that introduces students to the ‘why’ as well as the ‘how’ of nursing and midwifery
Clinical Psychomotor Skills by Joanne Tollefson & Elspeth HillmanClinical Psychomotor Skills: Assessment Tools for Nurses offers a unique blend of solid theoretical knowledge, linking it to clinical practice. The combined theory and workbook text covers the key clinical skills and knowledge that nursing students need, facilitating your mastery of provable competencies that fulfill the required standards.
Call Number: 610.73 TOL
Publication Date: 2022
Essential Clinical Procedures by Richard W. Dehn; David P. AspreyProvide safe and effective care to every patient with the fully revised 4th Edition of Essential Clinical Procedures . Written by experts in the field, this widely used reference shows you step by step how to perform more than 70 of the most common diagnostic and treatment-related procedures in today's primary care and specialist settings.
Call Number: 616.075 DEH
Publication Date: 2020
Essential Clinical Skills: Enrolled Nurse by Joanne Tollefson et alEssential Clinical Skills, initially written to match the HLT07 Training Package requirements, has now been updated in close alignment with the updates to HLT51612 as set out by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council in the ANMC National Competency Standards for the Enrolled Nurse (2013).
Call Number: 610.73 TOL:3
Publication Date: 2016
Foundations of Nursing: enrolled nurses by Susie GrayDesigned for the Diploma of Nursing Foundations of Nursing, Enrolled Nurses, Australia and New Zealand edition helps you to complete the HLT54115 training package competencies, and aligns to the revised Standards for Practice for the Enrolled Nurse. This text will equip you with current knowledge, and basic problem-solving and critical-thinking skills to successfully meet the demanding challenges of today's health care, the text clearly explains concepts and definitions, and gives you the knowledge you need. The text is easy to understand, straightforward and heavily illustrated with colour photos of procedures to help your understanding.
Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing, 5th ed. by BermanThe 5th Australian edition Kozier & Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing continues to setting the foundation for nursing excellence amid ongoing changes to the regulation of nursing. For undergraduate nurses, the product covers key concepts in contemporary nursing such as delivering inclusive nursing practice, as well as discussing the latest nursing evidence, standards, and competencies. Aligned with current nursing standards, the 5th edition helps students link their theoretical knowledge to clinical practice.
Call Number: 610.73 BER V.1, 610.73 BER V.2, 610.73 BER V.3
Potter & Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing, ANZ 6th ed. by Jackie Crisp, et. al.Now in its 6th edition, this trusted reference for nursing students supports the development of safe, effective and person-centred practice.
The text has been comprehensively revised by nursing leaders and experts from across the spectrum of clinical practice, education, research and health policy settings; and a highly experienced editorial team, which includes Jackie Crisp, Clint Douglas, Geraldine Rebeiro and Donna Waters.
Call Number: 610.73 POT
Publication Date: 2021
Potter & Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing: Clinical Skills Workbook by RebeiroDirectly aligned to the 6th edition of Potter and Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing, this Clinical skills workbook by Geraldine Rebeiro, Damian Wilson and Stacey Fuller allows Australian and New Zealand undergraduate nursing students to apply clinical skills to the real world effectively and according to contemporary local best practice standards.
The Road to Nursing by Nick Arnott (Associate Editor); Penny Paliadelis (Associate Editor); Mary Cruickshank (Associate Editor)Commencing a nursing qualification can be an exciting and daunting prospect. The Road to Nursing empowers nursing students to become effective practitioners by providing an in-depth foundational knowledge of the key concepts and skills that will underpin their entire nursing journey. Written by an expert team of academics and practising nurses, this text emphasises the importance of meaning-making, supporting students to critically engage with key knowledge that informs their ongoing learning, development and professional identity
Call Number: 610.73 ROA
Publication Date: 2018
Tabbner's Nursing Care 2 Vol Set by Gabrielle Koutoukidis (Editor); Kate Stainton (Editor)Written by Gabby Koutoukidis and Kate Stainton Tabbner’s Nursing Care: Theory and Practice 8th edition provides students with the knowledge and skills they will require to ensure safe quality care across a range of healthcare settings. Updated to reflect the current context and scope of practice for Enrolled Nurses in Australia and New Zealand the text focuses on the delivery of person-centred care critical thinking quality clinical decision making and application of skills.
Call Number: 610.73 TAB V.2 C.2
Publication Date: 2021-02-05
All-In-One Nursing Care Planning Resource by Pamela L. Swearingen; Jacqueline WrightIntroducing a plan for success with the only nursing care planning reference book for all core clinical areas! Swearingen's All-In-One Nursing Care Planning Resource, 5th Edition features over 100 care plans including medical-surgical, maternity/OB, pediatrics, and psychiatric'mental health to help you care for patients in any setting. This new edition is the first in the market to include a unique, interprofessional, "patient problem" focus which teaches you how to speak to patients in conversational terms rather than in nursing-specific language. New non-med-surg care plans and updated content throughout reflects the latest evidence-based treatment guidelines for national and international clinical practice. Plus, with its clear approach, easy-to-use format, and straightforward rationales, you'll be able to use this one book throughout your entire nursing program! Bolded and highlighted Safety Icons corresponds to the safety competency of the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative for easier recognition.
Call Number: 610.73 SWE
Publication Date: 2018
Nursing Care Plans by Meg Gulanick; Judith L. MyersLearn to think like a nurse with the bestselling nursing care planning book on the market ! Covering the most common medical-surgical nursing diagnoses and clinical problems seen in adults, Nursing Care Plans: Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes, 9th Edition contains 217 care plans, each reflecting the latest best practice guidelines. This new edition specifically features three new care plans, two expanded care plans, updated content and language reflecting the most current clinical practice and professional standards, enhanced QSEN integration, a new emphasis on interprofessional collaborative practice, an improved page design, and more. It''s everything you need to create and customize effective nursing care plans! 217 total care plans provide more care plans than any other book.
Call Number: 610.73 NUR:3
Publication Date: 2016-12-13
Nursing Care Plans by Marilynn E. Doenges; Mary Frances Moorhouse; Alice C. Murr167 care plans focuses on individualized care for clients across the lifespan. Provides guidelines that cover total patient needs--physical, cultural, sexual, nutritional, and psychosocial. Offers a client assessment database for each medical condition for quick review and retrieval of information. Presents diagnoses by priority. Applies the body system approach to care planning. Contains comprehensive rationales for every intervention. Covers complementary therapies.
Clinical Dosage Calculations by Vanessa Brotto & Kate RaffertyClinical Dosage Calculations covers the important aspects of dosage calculations that you'll require to perform this essential part of clinical practice. It uses real-life cases, worked-out examples and real medication charts and labels to help you to learn the content. The text starts with fundamental maths and familiarises you with medication charts and labels.
Call Number: 615.6 BRO
Publication Date: 2020
Havard's Nursing Guide to Drugs by Adriana P. TizianiTrusted by nursing and midwifery students and clinicians in Australia since 1983, the 11th edition of Havard's Nursing Guide to Drugs is an indispensable tool for reliable, accurate and up-to-date drug information.
Pharmacology in NursingPharmacology in Nursing focuses on the use of drugs as medications within the healthcare environment in Australia and New Zealand. The text helps you understand drugs and how they act on the various body systems and their disorders. It also covers the responsibilities you have in relation to medication administration and patient management, with an emphasis on nursing care. A review of dosage calculations is also included.
Call Number: TAFE 615.1 BROY
Publication Date: 2023
Clinical Placement Manual by Catherine JoustraClinical Placement for the Diploma of Nursing is a practical manual that you'll use on your clinical placements. This textbook incorporates both knowledge evidence and performance evidence to support your learning. Throughout the book, opening vignettes, as well as case studies and tips from nurses and students in clinical settings, help bring the theory alive. Clinical Placement for the Diploma of Nursing has been created to ensure you have the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in this subject area.
Call Number: 610.73 JOU
Publication Date: 2019
How to Succeed on Nursing Placements by Karen ElcockFeel confident and fully prepared on your nursing placements with this invaluable guide to one of the most important aspects of your nursing course. Covering the what, why and how in easily accessible language, this book explores the common challenges faced by nursing students on placement and gives you practical advice on how to overcome them.
Psychology: an introduction for health professionals by Patricia BarkwayPsychology: An Introduction for Health Professionals will appeal to the undergraduate nursing and health science student seeking to understand patient responses and behaviours to various diagnoses, interventions and health outcomes. Written by Patricia Barkway, the text is divided into two sections.
Wound Care by Kerrie Coleman; Glo NeilsenWound Care: a practical guide for maintaining skin integrity is a contemporary ANZ resource designed to assist students and clinicians in applying evidence-based wound care to practice. Written by expert wound care clinicians and academics, the text offers a range of clinical scenarios to test wound care knowledge and skills within the context of real-world settings.
Call Number: 617.1 COL
Publication Date: 2019
Wound Care Made Incredibly Visual by Patricia Albano Slachta; Lippincott Williams and Wilkins StaffProvide effective wound care with skill and confidence, with the expert direction and real-life images of the fully updated Wound Care Made Incredibly Visual!®, 3rd Edition. Let this colorfully illustrated text guide you through the fundamental concepts, skills, and treatments needed for positive wound care outcomes, including the latest products and procedures. Prepare to succeed in both the classroom and on the unit the enjoyable Incredibly Visual (tm) way, as clear explanations and plentiful images guide you through the vital steps of effective wound care. Grasp the basic concepts, skills, phases, and complications of wound care .